Total Time
55mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 25 mins

Ready, Set, Cook! Hidden Valley Contest Entry. You don't have to be a Greek Goddess to make this, but you'll think it's worthy of a special spot in Athena's sacred temple - the Parthenon - once you've sampled this pasta dish with blu cheese stuffed olives. It's a Mac and cheese transformation, and just as the Acropolis is a "must-see" in Greece, this simple dish will become a "must-eat" at your gatherings, thanks to the special flavors from Hidden Valley that pair so well with this Greek inspired dish!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease 8 (6 1/2 inch diameter) small cast iron skillets, or a 9" x 13" casserole dish.
  2. Cook the macaroni according to package directions, but add 1 tablespoon salt to the water and cook for only 5 minutes. Drain and add to a large bowl.
  3. Heat a large skillet on medium-high and brown the pork, stirring to crumble as it cooks, about 4 minutes. Add the onion and cook for another 4 minutes, then add the Hidden Valley® Original Ranch® Seasoning Mix, spinach, vinegar, garlic, tomatoes, chives, rosemary, oregano, cayenne, cinnamon and olives. Cook for another 5 minutes and mix into the macaroni.
  4. Wipe out the skillet and heat the oil and butter on medium and whisk in the flour, cooking for a minute. Whisk in the milk and stock and cook until it thickens. Turn the heat to low and stir in the parmesan cheese, yogurt, cream cheese and 1 cup shredded cheese. As soon as the cheeses are melted and blended, add to the macaroni.
  5. Divide between 8 personal skillets, about 1 cup of mixture for each. Top each skillet with 1/8 cup shredded cheese and scatter each with Feta crumbles. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until cheese is melted and bubbly.
  6. Makes 8 servings in 6 1/2 inch cast iron skillets or a 9"x13" casserole.
Most Helpful

Looks great will try this one!

messyapron February 10, 2013

Love the flavor combination you created here, sounds delicious!

peggy calhoun February 10, 2013